Welcome to Remains To Be Seen

Remains To Be Seen is a purveyor of 19th and 20th century photographs, photograph cases and other unique vintage items. Remains To Be Seen has been in the photograph business for 25 years in our shop, at major antique shows and since 1998, on the Internet. Our offices are located in the St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan area with the following retail location.
  • St. Clair Antique Mall, 315 Salem Place, Fairview Heights, Illinois - Case 387
        Map    (618) 628-1650 - Call For Hours!
  • The Chirping Frog, 7479 IL-4, Worden, IL 62097, Illinois - Case 387 (second case on the right)
        Map    (618) 633-2320 - Call For Hours!
Prior to 1995, we were located in Chicago, Illinois. For many years Remains To Be Seen was a major dealer at all White Dolphin shows in Chicago, New Orleans, Miami, and other large shows in Denver, Kansas City, Memphis, Nashville and Philadelphia.

We have hundreds of Skulls, Odd Antiques, Breweriana, Daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, cabinet cards and 20th century images. We specialize in unique subject matter including Civil War, theatrical, sports, musicians and a variety of other topics. In addition, we have a variety of Vintage Beaded Purses, Lucite Purses and Unique Decorative Objects. Browse our selections at your leisure. Select a category or use the search engine on the left of each page to help you locate items. We have hundreds of items in our inventory not currently on this website. If, after perusing our site you cannot locate a specific item of interest, send your request to Remains To Be Seen.

Daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and tintypes in most cases are housed in half or full leather cases unless otherwise specified. Except for thermoplastic cases, most images are pictured without cases. All measurements for these images and thermoplastic cases are in the standard plate sizes including full or whole plate, half plate, quarter plate, sixth plate, ninth plate, eighth plate or sixteenth plate. Some tintypes also are referred to as CDV-sized. Cabinet cards and CDVs are considered to be standard size unless otherwise noted. Most paper photographs are measured regarding the photograph only, not including the mat or mount, unless otherwise specified and is given in inches. See photographic history for more specifics on sizes.

All items have a one-week return policy. Items are guaranteed as described. Items are shipped within 24 hours upon receipt of payment. We accept Major Credit Cards, PayPal, checks or money orders. You may contact us at Remains To Be Seen. In addition, we are always buying strange and odd stuff: Wierd Taxidermy, Skulls & Skeletons, Odd Medical Devices, Quack Medical Devices, Strange Scientific Items, Voodoo Collectibles, Prosethetics. If so, contact us at Remains To Be Seen.

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